Funding your poker account

Once you have registered and set up your poker or casino account you will be prompted to make a deposit. You can either test out the games in free play mode to see if they offer what you are looking for. Or, you can fund your account and start playing for real cash. Click through to the banking area of the casino lobby.

Being able to bank simply, and know that your money is safe, will give you the time and peace of min to get the most from your games.

Choosing Your Banking Method

When funding your account make sure you use a banking method you are familiar with and you know to be reliable. In addition, make sure you read through the terms and conditions and you understand what the withdrawal procedure is. Be sure that the system you want to use is also available in the country you are playing from.

You should also look at whether a payment solution can be used for deposits or withdrawals only, or for both. Using the same method for all transactions is a little more convenient, which is a top priority for some players. If you have any queries or problems funding your account then get in contact with the support team at the casino immediately.

You can trust the safety and fairness of any sites that we recommend, but it is always a good idea to contact the support team before you deposit any money. If you can actually get in touch with them, and they respond promptly, this shows that the Poker room or casino is legitimate.

Types Of Deposit Options

You can generally choose to make deposits with debit cards, credit cards, eWallets, bank wire transfers or prepaid vouchers. At some sites, it is also possible to use Bitcoin to fund your account. There are advantages and disadvantages to each system, so choose what works best for you.

Credit cards are the most widely available and have the fastest processing time, so your funds will be available sooner if you opt to use them. However, although the risk of fraud and identity theft is very small, it is still present. In addition, you can play on credit, with money that you don’t have. Many people find that this makes it difficult to manage their bankrolls, and can land them in financial trouble.

Debit cards are also available at most sites, and work in a very similar way to Credit cards. They have the added advantage that you can only spend what is in your account, so you don’t run the risk of incurring any debt. However, you can’t always make withdrawals with them and the processing time is a little longer than with Credit Cards.

Prepaid vouchers, Bitcoin and eWallets are popular because they guarantee anonymity – you don’t need to enter any personal details into the casino or Poker site. With the vouchers, your money is also instantly available. The disadvantages of these are that you can’t make withdrawals, and you need to be very careful about keeping your voucher number safe until you have made your deposit. The number is sent to your mobile phone once you have purchased the voucher online, or is on the cards themselves if you buy them from a land-based retailer.

Trustly, Zimpler and similar systems are now able to offer the anonymity and speed of eWallets, with the powerful security of conventional bank wire transfers. You’ll need to choose the financial tool that you want to use, and will then be taken to a menu displaying all its affiliated banks. As long as the bank that you use is there, you will be able to put money into your account within a matter of moments.